[Taking Stock] 2011 in Protests So Far

The following is a small excerpt of a much larger text I’ve been working on for the past few weeks: To refer to the worldwide protests of 2011 as the Arab Spring is to mark a serious misnomer. In fact, I would argue that it all began in November 2010 with the...
Dissidence 2.0 in Egypt, Ukraine, and Cuba

Dissidence 2.0 in Egypt, Ukraine, and Cuba

I am thrilled for Egypt, and more specifically my Egyptian friends. I have been following political developments in the country ever since Mostafa began covering Egypt on Global Voices back in October of 2005. (If you were watching CNN’s coverage of the protests...

[Video] Marcha Contra Las FARC

This week’s video is of the protest against the FARC. For more information about the massive protest, check out Juliana’s post on Global Voices and Sibylla Brodzinsky’s article in the Christian Science Monitor. Despite what it says at the end of the...